Danaher Corporation Verification Manager in Melbourne, Australia

Danaher Company Description
Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps. Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. VisitLeicaBiosystems.com for more information.

Primary job purpose: Provide leadership and test expertise for the verification effort required by a programme or a capability within the Research and Development group. Implement Programme level Test Plans and Strategies to satisfy the quality and regulatory requirements of Leica Biosystems products. Work closely with the Programme Managers in supporting the test effort. Direct the Test Teams in meeting their project goals and objectives.

Link to Organisation/Department aim: Qualify the reliability and robustness of products that not only satisfies the maintainability and supportability requirements of the group but which improves the customer experience from a useability and performance perspective. Additionally, provide technical advice and guidance in aspects of the product domain to other areas of the Leica Biosystems business as and when required.

Authority: * Define and maintain the verification and validation methods and approaches to be adopted in the development and/or maintenance for a program within LBS. * Direct and authorise verification and validation approaches on all projects within a program. * Recruitment of skilled verification associates in line with program and business needs with a focus to establish and team capable of high performance. * Performance assessment of verification associates in line with Danaher performance appraisal process. * Professional development of verification associates in order to meet the requirements of the program and LBS objectives and engagement. * Allocation of suitably qualified and trained verification associates within the program in line with business priorities. * Continuously improve verification processes and procedures in line with quality assurance and regulatory requirements. * Mentor and direct Test Leads and Test Analysts in line with business/project objectives * Provide detailed effort estimates for programme and project related verification activities. * Organise and facilitate system verification deliverable reviews * Ensure compliance is maintained with applicable regulatory requirements. * Standard of professionalism and cleanliness in verification areas.

Essential: * Graduate or post-graduate qualifications in Information Technology, computer science or Engineering. Alternatively, equivalent experience in related field. * A Minimum of 10 years’ experience in software testing. * Of which a minimum of 5 years experience in directing and leading a team of Testers including Test leads with the ability to motivate and inspire team to achieve objectives. * Manage teams of 8-15 testers in verification activities * Manage test environments * Ability to work with Project Managers and Programme Managers to establish Test Strategy and Test Plan for a program of work. * ISTQB foundation certification or equivalent. * Experience in the application of test processes and methods throughout the testing lifecycle. * Experience with the following technologies: o Experience in use of HP Quality Centre o MS Windows OS environment. o Establishment of automated testing framework or Automated Test Jigs. o Management of defects and change using systems such as JIRA. * A solid understanding of the software development life cycle or product development lifecycle. * Highly developed documentation, communication and presentation skills.

Highly Desirable: * Experience in the implementation and use of test automation frameworks and tools e.g. Postman, Telerik, WCF (Windows Communication Foundation), WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation), API, Rest, etc. * Previous experience in a Regulated (eg. FDA) or Biomedical domain * Agile practices. * Experience in the testing of embedded software/firmware. To Apply: Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities. As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best.

If you are ready for this challenge, submit your resume for consideration. http://www.leicabiosystems.com/about/careers/

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Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: Leica Biosystems
Job Function: Engineering
Primary Location: Asia Pacific-Asia Pacific Rim-Australia-Victoria-Melbourne
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: ADV000736